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Disneyland With Kids Podcast

Nov 22, 2023

It's time were aware... "it's a small world holiday" is a staple of the Holidays at Disneyland resort. Today we are sharing trivia and strategy tips for this holiday overlay. From how many candles are on one of the Christmas trees, to the number of lights, and the best time to ride... we have it all.


01:14 - A brief history of the ride overlay and if it is the best holiday overlay

02:15 - Does it still play "it's a small world" on repeat? What other songs might you hear

02:45 - Start of trivia - how long does it take to decorate, the Disney holiday miracle in 2021, how many lights are used to decorate, and more

07:15 - Nightly projections and lightings (note- while at the 2023 holiday kickoff I (Becca) didn't see these happening)

07:52 - Do you smell something? Scents you might experience during the ride (source: Disney Parks Blog archive)

09:05 - Strategy for riding "it's a small world holiday" during this busy time of year

13:46 - Wrap up and question for all of you

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About Becca & Jessica

Becca Robins has been helping families create memories via her website This Crazy Adventure Called Life for more than 11 years. Her focus is on helping families plan vacations within their budget and lifestyle. Becca is an expert on all things SoCal Theme Parks as well as West Coast Travel, and is currently working to expand her coverage to the rest of the United States.


Jessica Sanders has been helping guests navigate their Disneyland vacations for more than 10 years at The Happiest Blog On Earth. Jessica is a SoCal Disneyland gal at heart, even though she currently lives out of state. Jessica specializes in helping guests learn how to utilize Disneyland's ever-changing amenities such as Disney Genie, Genie+, and Lightning Lanes at Disneyland. Jessica is also our resident foodie and is able to help you plan what Disneyland food you must try for your visit.